Aghaiani (Georgian: აღაიანი) is a village in Kaspi District,[1] Shida Kartli, Georgia. It is located on Mukhrani plain, on the right bank of the river Ksani, at an altitude of 540 meters. It is 22 kilometers from Kaspi. According to the 2014 census, 1505 people reside in the village.

Aghaiani
აღაიანი
Aghaiani is located in Georgia
Aghaiani
Aghaiani
Location in Georgia
Coordinates: 41°54′45″N 44°32′45″E / 41.91250°N 44.54583°E / 41.91250; 44.54583Coordinates: 41°54′45″N 44°32′45″E / 41.91250°N 44.54583°E / 41.91250; 44.54583
CountryFlag of Georgia.svg Georgia
RegionShida Kartli
MunicipalityKaspi
Elevation
540 m (1,770 ft)
Population
 (2014)
 • Total1,505
Time zoneUTC+4 (Georgian Time)

The historical sources first mention the village in 1459. In 1625 near the village a battle took place between Kakhetians and Persians. In the surroundings of the village archaeologists discovered the remnants of settlements from the Bronze and Antic periods. Two km southeast of the village, on Mt. Tkhoti, stands the Aghaiani church of Saint Nino.

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  • (in Georgian) GSE, (1977) volume 2, page 46, Tbilisi.